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Judge Orders Trump to Reunite Separated Families Within a Month

The civil rights organization National Action Network protests the Trump administration’s policy of family separation in New York on June 23. G. Ronald Lopez/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. A federal judge is ordering the Trump administration to reunite the migrant families it has separated. The preliminary injunction issued on Tuesday evening…

Two New Albums Worth Your While: La Luz and Locate S,1

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. La LuzFloating FeaturesHardly Art Locate S,1Healing ContestSybaritic Peer/Nicey Music Sometimes, the pure, visceral sound of music is so transporting that it’s easy to just switch off the brain and surrender to the mood. Witness, for example, La Luz and Christina Schneider, young veterans who might…

Trump’s Trade War Is Hurting Red-State Farmers—and Ripping Their GOP Senators Apart

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R.-Iowa), left, is clashing with Trump over trade policy.Bill Clark/ ZUMA, Evan Golub/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Having yet again teed up a multi-front trade war with the United States’ biggest agricultural trading partners—Mexico, China, Canada, and the European Union—President Donald Trump’s agricultural policy team is talking tough.…

How Are You Reacting to the Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling?

People gather in front of the Supreme Court to protest its ruling on the travel ban. Ting Shen/Xinhua/ZUMA Wire Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Supreme Court upheld the Trump’s administration’s travel ban Tuesday morning, ruling in a 5-4 decision that the president has the authority to issue the order. About…

Here’s How You Can Help Migrant Kids and Families Right Now

Protestors in Philadelphia, PA. Michael Candelori/Pacific Press/ZUMA Wire It’s one of the biggest fundraisers in Facebook history. In 11 days, more than 525,000 Americans have given over $20 million to help asylum-seekers and migrants at the border. And after President Donald Trump criticized the comedian as “whimpering,” Jimmy Fallon told his 51.2 million Twitter followers he was making a…